Friday 24 July 2020

UK: Charity Commission regulatory alert - the importance of transparent and accountable governance

The Charity Commission for England and Wales issues a handful of regulatory alerts each year. These have, increasingly in recent years, focused on the threat of fraud. In its most recent alert, addressed to large charities, the Commission has, however, focused on the importance of governance: see here. The alert follows an investigation by the Commission into RNIB which found evidence of "ineffective and dysfunctional governance" and, according to the Commission's chief executive, other "grave governance failings in some household name charities".

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